CHELTENHAM
16 March 2021
Tuesday 16th March

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Sam Vestey National Hunt Challenge Cup Novices' Chase (Grade 2) (GBB Race) (Class 1) Racecard

  • Channel: RTV
  • Distance: 3m 5f 201y
  • Going: Good To Soft
Cheltenham
Runners
12

Type
Chase Turf

Surface
Turf

Weather
Showers

Selection

No myracing analysis available for this race

No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
Eden Du Houx silk
Eden Du Houx
J: David Noonan
T: David Pipe
Hot Recent Form Trainer - 5 wins from 17 in the last 14 days (29%)
Today's assignment looks far too tough; equipment removed, including usual tongue-tie
-044P5
Age: 7
Weight: 11-6
OR: 125
Days: 17
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
27 Feb 21 Kem Kempton 20.5f Gd 3HcCh 11-2 tb 5/10 My Way (11L) 8/1 127 124
4 Feb 21 Wcn Wincanton 25f Hy 3HcCh 10-13 tb1 PU/14 Time To Get Up () 11/2F 127 -
17 Dec 20 Exe Exeter 24.5f Hy 3HcCh 11-10 tp 4/13 Cobolobo (11L) 7/1 128 130
11 Nov 20 Exe Exeter 24.5f GS 3NvHcCh 11-4 t 4/9 Ofalltheginjoints (11L) 11/2 130 126
16 Oct 20 Utt Uttoxeter 22.5f GS 3NvHcCh 11-4 t 10/18 Demachine (23L) 9/2 131 126
14 Mar 20 Kem Kempton 21f GS NvHcHG3 11-7 tp1 4/18 McFabulous (8L) 11/1 130 133
2
Escaria Ten silk
Escaria Ten
J: A P Heskin
T: Mrs Denise Foster
Coming into his own as a chaser and looks sure to stay beyond 3m1f; on the shortlist
10-512
Age: 7
Weight: 11-6
OR: 147
Days: 44
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
31 Jan 21 Naa Naas 25f Hy NvChG3 11-2 2/8 Eklat De Rire (1¾L) 11/4 - 155
20 Dec 20 Thu Thurles 25f Sft Ch 12-0 1/8 Ministerforsport (20L) 6/5F - 155
28 Nov 20 Fai Fairyhouse 21f Sft Ch 12-0 5/11 Monkfish (15½L) 14/1 - 141
13 Mar 20 Chl Cheltenham 20.5f Sft 2HcH 11-0 15/23 Indefatigable (19½L) 16/1 136 118
19 Jan 20 Ayr Ayr 24.5f Hy 4NvH 11-4 1/7 Portstorm (2½L) 4/6F - 138
4 Jan 20 Cor Cork 24f Sft MdH 11-12 1/14 Atlantic Shore (¾L) 15/8F - 138
3
Galvin silk
C
Galvin
J: Jack Kennedy
T: I R Ferguson
C
Course Winner - Won before at this course
Hot Recent Form Jockey - 6 wins from 21 in the last 14 days (29%)
3m winner here in October; has big claims on form and his dam won the 3m4f Durham National
2-1111
Age: 7
Weight: 11-6
OR: 152
Days: 144
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
23 Oct 20 Chl Cheltenham 24.5f Gd 2NvCh 11-8 1/6 Soldier Of Love (7L) 2/1F 152 159
4 Oct 20 Tip Tipperary 20f Gd NvChG3 11-7 1/4 Waitnsee (3½L) 1/4F 148 142
22 Aug 20 Kln Killarney 21f Y NvCh 11-10 1/3 Waitnsee (1½L) 2/9F 148 137
7 Jul 20 Kln Killarney 21f Y Ch 11-6 1/4 Make My Heart Fly (22L) 2/15F 148 136
10 Mar 20 Chl Cheltenham 20f Sft NvHcChL 11-4 2/20 Imperial Aura (3¼L) 4/1J 142 157
26 Nov 19 Pun Punchestown 19.5f Sft NvCh 11-3 2/7 Salsaretta (8L) 7/2 - 142
4
Lithic silk
Lithic v
J: Jonjo O'Neill Jr
T: Jonjo O'Neill
10yo who is 0-23 over fences; close up in 3m6f/3m3f handicaps but form is not good enough
-3243R
Age: 10
Weight: 11-6
OR: 125
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
16 Feb 21 Crl Carlisle 26f Hy 3NvHcCh 11-0 p REF/5 Highland Hunter () 9/2 127 -
30 Dec 20 Mar Market Rasen 27.5f Sft 3HcCh 11-7 p 3/14 Who's In The Box (¾L) 10/1 123 131
4 Dec 20 Exe Exeter 30.5f Sft 3HcCh 11-10 p 4/11 Findusatgorcombe (1½L) 8/1 123 130
14 Nov 20 Wet Wetherby 24f Sft 4HcCh 11-11 2/5 Commit Or Quit (½L) 3/1F 122 134
8 Oct 20 Ffo Ffos Las 24f Hy 3HcCh 11-6 3/7 Kings Monarch (8L) 8/1 123 121
29 Jan 20 Lei Leicester 20f Sft 3HcCh 11-9 b 6/8 Admiral's Secret (61L) 10/1 127 79
5
Lord Royal silk
Lord Royal t
J: Paul Townend
T: W P Mullins
Hot Recent Form Jockey - 5 wins from 16 in the last 14 days (31%)
The most promising horse in the race but his youth and inexperience are nagging concerns
12-F52
Age: 6
Weight: 11-6
OR: 148
Days: 46
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
29 Jan 21 Nav Navan 24f Hy Ch 12-0 t1 2/9 Mr Hendricks (¾L) 5/2 - 146
14 Dec 20 Naa Naas 19f Hy Ch 12-0 5/10 Espanito Bello (57L) 5/6F - 102
19 Nov 20 Thu Thurles 22f Sft Ch 12-0 F/10 Eurobot () 4/5F - 145
18 Feb 20 Pun Punchestown 24f Hy NvHG3 10-13 2/9 Run Wild Fred (1¾L) 8/11F - 143
9 Jan 20 Clo Clonmel 20f Hy MdH 11-10 1/17 Farmix (33L) 4/5F - 143
6 May 18 Dtl Durtal 11.5f Gd 3yMd 9-2 2/10 Inthepipe (¾L) 16/1 - -
6
Macgiloney silk
Macgiloney
J: Sean Flanagan
T: Denis Gerard Hogan
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 11 in the last 14 days (0%)
Fairly useful form; that should not be nearly good enough for even a place in this company
5P39U1
Age: 8
Weight: 11-6
OR: 131
Days: 17
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
27 Feb 21 Fai Fairyhouse 25.5f Sft/Hy NvCh 11-6 1/4 Key Commander (2L) 3/1 127 135
7 Feb 21 Leo Leopardstown 21.5f Sft NvChG1 11-12 UR/8 Monkfish () 200/1 127 -
1 Nov 20 Cor Cork 28f Sft HcCh 10-6 9/19 Dromore Lad (28L) 11/1 128 114
3 Oct 20 Gow Gowran Park 25f Gd HcCh 11-1 3/11 Shanroe Al C (9L) 5/1 128 131
6 Sep 20 Bal Ballinrobe 23f Y/Sft HcCh 10-10 PU/14 Doctor Duffy () 17/2 128 -
31 Jul 20 Gal Galway 22.5f Sft HcCh 11-0 5/15 Mindsmadeup (6¾L) 9/1 128 127
7
Nestor Park silk
Nestor Park p
J: Luca Morgan
T: Ben Pauling
Going Specialist - 2 wins from 3 starts on this ground (67%)
New trip is worth a go but this company demands something of a higher order from him
4-2522
Age: 8
Weight: 11-6
OR: 136
Days: 40
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
4 Feb 21 Ffo Ffos Las 24f Hy 4NvCh 10-7 p 2/8 Lieutenant Rocco (8L) 100/30 136 144
29 Dec 20 Nby Newbury 26f Sft 3HcCh 11-0 p 2/14 Amateur (nk) 13/2J 130 145
5 Dec 20 Ain Aintree 20f Sft 3HcCh 11-6 p 5/13 Clan Legend (14L) 5/1 131 132
5 Nov 20 Nby Newbury 20f Gd 3HcCh 11-1 p 2/11 Morning Vicar (1¼L) 33/1 130 138
14 Jan 20 Don Doncaster 20.5f Sft 4Ch 11-0 p1 4/8 The Big Bite (21L) 9/1 132 120
14 Dec 19 Chl Cheltenham 20.5f Sft 2NvCh 11-0 PU/6 Mister Fisher () 25/1 135 -
8
Next Destination silk
Next Destination
J: Harry Cobden
T: Paul Nicholls
Hot Recent Form Jockey - 13 wins from 45 in the last 14 days (29%)
Hot Recent Form Trainer - 11 wins from 39 in the last 14 days (28%)
Classy, jumps well and there is lots to suggest he is a thorough stayer in the making
31/211
Age: 9
Weight: 11-6
OR: 153
Days: 59
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
16 Jan 21 War Warwick 24f Sft NvChG2 11-5 1/3 Fiddlerontheroof (1½L) 10/11F 149 156
28 Nov 20 Nby Newbury 23.5f Gd NvChG2 11-2 1/5 One For The Team (1¼L) 11/8F 149 149
31 Oct 20 Wet Wetherby 24f Sft HG2 11-0 2/8 Roksana (8½L) 6/1 149 152
25 Apr 18 Pun Punchestown 24f Y NvHG1 11-10 1/11 Delta Work (nk) 5/4F 150 152
14 Mar 18 Chl Cheltenham 21f Sft NvHG1 11-7 3/14 Samcro (7¾L) 4/1 150 150
7 Jan 18 Naa Naas 20f Sft/Hy NvHG1 11-10 1/8 Cracking Smart (1L) 8/15F - 152
9
Ofalltheginjoints silk
BF
Ofalltheginjoints t 1
J: Robbie Power
T: Colin Tizzard
BF
Beaten Favourite - Losing favourite last time out
Looked very promising before something seemed amiss in December; now has tongue tied
44-314
Age: 7
Weight: 11-6
OR: 143
Days: 94
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
12 Dec 20 Don Doncaster 24f GS NvChG2 11-1 4/4 Hurricane Harvey (87L) 5/4F 143 66
11 Nov 20 Exe Exeter 24.5f GS 3NvHcCh 11-10 1/9 St Barts (1½L) 85/40F 136 144
25 Oct 20 Ain Aintree 25f Sft 3NvHcCh 11-5 3/11 Acey Milan (1¾L) 11/2 132 133
7 Feb 20 Kem Kempton 21f GS 4NvH 11-6 4/12 Perfect Harmony (15½L) 7/4F 132 120
1 Jan 20 Chl Cheltenham 20.5f Sft NvHL 11-0 4/6 Protektorat (8L) 9/1 130 133
6 Dec 19 San Sandown 20f Sft NvHG2 11-0 4/7 Enrilo (14L) 7/2 131 129
10
Remastered silk
Remastered t
J: Tom Scudamore
T: David Pipe
Hot Recent Form Jockey - 4 wins from 16 in the last 14 days (25%)
Hot Recent Form Trainer - 5 wins from 17 in the last 14 days (29%)
The move away from soft/heavy is a niggling concern but he's a big each-way player
33-111
Age: 8
Weight: 11-6
OR: 146
Days: 24
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
20 Feb 21 Asc Ascot 24f Sft NvChG2 11-0 t 1/6 Demachine (4L) 9/2 138 152
27 Dec 20 Wet Wetherby 24f Hy 4NvCh 11-6 t 1/2 Baron De Midleton (10L) 4/7F 138 147
9 Nov 20 Crl Carlisle 20f Hy 3NvCh 11-2 t 1/5 One Night In Milan (2½L) 7/2 132 137
14 Mar 20 Utt Uttoxeter 20f Hy 2HcH 11-0 tp1 3/15 Main Fact (16L) 8/1 132 132
29 Feb 20 Don Doncaster 24.5f Hy 2HcH 11-0 t 3/11 Liosduin Bhearna (10L) 8/1 133 134
1 Feb 20 San Sandown 23.5f Hy HcHG3 10-9 ht PU/17 Limited Reserve () 10/1 133 -
12
The Mighty Don silk
C
The Mighty Don
J: James Davies
T: Nick Gifford
C
Course Winner - Won before at this course
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 1 wins from 27 in the last 14 days (4%)
Another go at a marathon trip looks the way to go; shock were he good enough to win this
-132P0
Age: 9
Weight: 11-6
OR: 140
Days: 33
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
11 Feb 21 Kem Kempton 18f St/Slw 4NHF 11-4 11/12 Young Lieutenant (9½L) 18/1 - 111
23 Jan 21 Tau Taunton 28.5f Sft 2Ch 11-0 PU/6 Yala Enki () 16/1 140 -
11 Dec 20 Chl Cheltenham 25.5f GS 2NvCh 11-6 2/5 Happygolucky (3¾L) 8/1 140 149
22 Nov 20 Exe Exeter 24.5f Sft 3NvCh 11-5 3/7 L'Air Du Vent (10½L) 9/2 142 137
9 Oct 20 Chp Chepstow 23.5f Gd 3NvCh 11-0 1/4 Enrilo (nk) 10/1 139 150
11 Mar 20 Chl Cheltenham 21f Sft HcHG3 11-1 18/25 Dame De Compagnie (29L) 66/1 143 119
13
Snow Leopardess silk
BF
Snow Leopardess
J: Aidan Coleman
T: Charlie Longsdon
BF
Beaten Favourite - Losing favourite last time out
Hot Recent Form Jockey - 5 wins from 17 in the last 14 days (29%)
Hot Recent Form Trainer - 3 wins from 11 in the last 14 days (27%)
With improvement highly likely going up in trip, she is very much in each-way calculations
2-3212
Age: 9
Weight: 10-13
OR: 138
Days: 80
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
26 Dec 20 Wet Wetherby 24f Sft HcChG3 10-13 2/8 Canelo (¾L) 100/30F 135 143
21 Nov 20 Hay Haydock 25.5f Sft 2HcCh 10-10 1/12 Commodore (½L) 9/2J 126 143
30 Oct 20 Wet Wetherby 24f GS 4NvCh 10-11 2/4 Shan Blue (16L) 15/2 126 129
29 Sep 20 Ban Bangor-on-Dee 24f Gd 3NvCh 10-7 3/5 The Butcher Said (1¼L) 5/1 127 127
29 Dec 19 Don Doncaster 24.5f GS 3HcH 11-5 2/8 Boss Man Fred (9L) 6/1 127 128
30 Nov 19 Nby Newbury 20.5f GS 2HcH 10-6 9/16 The Cashel Man (51L) 20/1 130 102
11
Soldier Of Love silk
Soldier Of Love tp
T: Paul Nicholls
Hot Recent Form Trainer - 11 wins from 39 in the last 14 days (28%)
11112P
Age: 8
Weight: 11-6
OR: 144
Days: 121
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
15 Nov 20 Chl Cheltenham 24.5f Sft 2NvCh 11-8 tp PU/5 The Big Breakaway () 13/2 144 -
23 Oct 20 Chl Cheltenham 24.5f Gd 2NvCh 11-8 tp 2/6 Galvin (7L) 10/1 144 152
19 Sep 20 Nab Newton Abbot 26f Gd 3NvCh 12-2 tp 1/6 Coole Cody (2¼L) 9/4 140 152
5 Aug 20 Nab Newton Abbot 26f Gd 3HcCh 11-9 tp 1/6 For Good Measure (7½L) EvensF 129 144
24 Jul 20 Nab Newton Abbot 26f Gd 3HcCh 11-12 tp1 1/5 Flying Verse (3¼L) 11/10F 125 137
12 Jul 20 Ban Bangor-on-Dee 24f Gd 4NvHcCh 11-11 p 1/5 Monty's Award (nk) 7/4F 118 132
Verdict

Switched from the 3m Grade 1, NEXT DESTINATION promises to have the right combination of stamina, jumping proficiency and experience.

Verdict silk image
Next Destination

Betting Forecast:

11/4 Next Destination,

3/1 Galvin,

9/2 Escaria Ten,

7/1 Lord Royal,

Remastered,

16/1 Snow Leopardess,

25/1 Soldier Of Love,

33/1 Nestor Park,

Ofalltheginjoints,

40/1 The Mighty Don,

66/1 Macgiloney,

100/1 Eden Du Houx,

Lithic

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